Painting Intensive: The Portrait in Oil or Acrylic

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Saturday September 17

9:00 AM  –  2:00 PM

Students will be introduced to portrait painting techniques in this weekend intensive. Instructor will cover such topics as using a two-color palette, value scales, keying a painting, as well as, using both line and mass to create a portrait. Students may use acrylic or oil paint.

Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18
9 am - 2 pm

Instructor: Daniel Helzer
Ages: 15 and up | All Levels

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  • Oil/Acrylic colors:
  • White
  • Black
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Yellow (Hansa Yellow, Cadmium Yellow or something similar)
  • Assortment of brushes.
  • Red (Cadmium Red, Alizarin Crimson or something similar)
  • Palette knife, paper towels and a few canvas boards, 8x10 or bigger.

For Oils: Gamsol, turpentine or walnut oil for use as a brush medium or cleaner.